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Serving Dish with Lid and Strainer

1998.5905.118A-C (RS224044)

Description

Small, square serving dish (b) on feet, lid (c) and interior strainer (a). Part of a "Hampden" pattern dinner service for twelve. Designed by Christopher Dresser and produced by the Old Hall Earthenware Company, England. All pieces have a light cream-colored bodies with aqua trim, decorated with a transfer-printed and overpainted pattern of flowers and geometric designs in aqua, blues, yellow, brown and black. Molded, geometric lid knop with metallic gold accents.

Details

Maker
Dresser, Christopher (Designer)
Old Hall Earthenware Co. Ltd. (Maker)
Date
1880-1883
Inscriptions
"HAMPDEN / OLD HALL / ENGLAND / E'WARE CO / (L)" (printed)
Location of origin
Hanley, England
Material
ceramic (material)
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Places
Hanley (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)
North Andover (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Anglo-Japanese
ceramic (material)
Dish, Serving
floral patterns
serving dishes
trays
Dimensions
4 x 6 x 5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5905.118A-C
Credit Line
Sarah Moore Field Collection
GUSN
309983

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Hampden

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